Friday, February 08, 2013

Judea Pearl: How Ed Koch Honored My Son, Daniel Pearl – Tablet Magazine

 

Most Jews have simple epitaphs on their headstones—perhaps a quote from Psalms or a passage from the Torah, or maybe a phrase proclaimed by one of the prophets. Ed Koch, the former mayor of New York, who died at 88 last Friday and is being buried today in his city, has the last words spoken by our son Daniel Pearl before he was murdered by terrorists in 2002: “My father is Jewish, my mother is Jewish, I am Jewish.”

Read the rest here: Judea Pearl: How Ed Koch Honored My Son, Daniel Pearl – Tablet Magazine

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